Metropolitan Council Chairwoman Susan Haigh announced Wednesday that she would step down once Gov. Mark Dayton names a successor.Read More »
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Some city and county park agencies are concerned that the seven-county regional planning agency is overstepping its bounds with the Regional Parks Policy Plan.
Tagged with: Clean Water Land and Legacy Amendment Metropolitan Council Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission Parks and Trails Legacy Regional Parks Policy Plan Three Rivers Park District Thrive MSP 2040 Transportation Policy PlanRead More »
Representatives from five counties say the Met Council’s draft Transportation Policy Plan doesn’t include input from suburban stakeholders, lacks vision for the regional highway system, and unfairly diverts scarce resources into the urban core.Read More »
The public school picture is quickly beginning to reflect both continued immigration and the fact that non-white births began to exceed white births in 2011.Read More »
Some lawmakers are questioning the state’s involvement in expanding the rail line, which is projected to cost about $1.6 billion to construct and will require another $40 million per year to operate.Read More »
Two groups are accusing the Met Council of writing off a proposal to pump water into White Bear Lake before experts have fully studied whether it could restore lake levels.
Tagged with: DNR Friends of the Mississippi River hite Bear Lake Restoration Association Metropolitan Council Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Mississippi River Prairie du Chien-Jordan aquifer St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce White Bear LakeRead More »